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28 Fun Halloween Crafts


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Creepy Coasters
Decorative and practical, our creepy coasters are a hit at any Halloween party.
Decorative and practical, our creepy coasters are a hit at any Halloween party.

Halloween means parties for both children and adults, and where there's a party there are bound to be drinks. Below you'll find two great coaster projects.

This first set of fun foam coasters does double duty as decor and surface-savers!

What You'll Need

  • Craft foam: assorted colors (6mm and 2mm)
  • Thin marker or pencil
  • Fine scissors, craft knife
  • Hole punches: 1/8 inch, 1/4 inch
  • Foam glue
  • Metallic gold acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush

Step 1: Cut all bases from 6mm foam. Using pattern for the felt coasters below, cut out a black base. Cut out a white 3/4-inch circle. Cut 2 black 3/4-inch squares.

­Step 2: Download the Creepy Coasters patterns as a PDF and use them to cut out design shapes from 2mm craft foam with scissors and craft knife. Punch holes from 2mm craft foam in colors shown in photo.

Yellow, purple, and black are traditionally "spooky" colors.
Yellow, purple, and black are traditionally "spooky" colors.

Step 3: Glue designs to corresponding foam bases. Paint some pirate's treasure gold. Let dry.

These coasters are so easy to make -- just cut and glue -- that even young kids can participate.
These coasters are so easy to make -- just cut and glue -- that even young kids can participate.

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